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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Can overmedicating on levothyroxine give you headaches ?

Can overmedicating on levothyroxine give you headaches ?

Depends: 1st, what is overmedicating? Accidentally taking an extra dose on rare occasion should have no effect as it has long half life. Chronic od can lead to many symptoms, one of which may be increased blood pressure which can cause headache. ...Read more

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Can you get headaches from not taking enough levothyroxine ?

Can you get headaches from not taking enough levothyroxine ?

Possible: Hypothyroidism can cause headaches. The only way to know is to get a blood draw to find out if you are truly hypothyroid. If thyroid level is normal, then the thyroid is not causing the headaches. ...Read more

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Levothyroxine 2x 137 daily, when i was pregnant now i'm not pregnant and i've been getting headaches and lightheadedness do you think meds too high?

Levothyroxine 2x 137 daily, when i was pregnant now i'm not pregnant and i've been getting headaches and lightheadedness do you think meds too high?

You should…: Have a conversation with your primary care physician and a simple blood test to check your thyroid levels would probably be needed. This could be related to thyroid disorder or the be something else. A thorough history and physical examination would be needed by your primary care doctor to help diagnose the problem. ...Read more

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I just started taking prednisone today and feel uneasy with headache, is there a clash with my other medicines, levothyroxine and venlafaxine? also can I take anything for the headache?

I just started taking prednisone today and feel uneasy with headache, is there a clash with my other medicines, levothyroxine and venlafaxine? also can I take anything for the headache?

Clash is not: clear. Prednisone can cause headaches. Try to discuss with the doctor that ordered the meds. These type of meds to react with prednisone. It can cause a number of symptoms . If these persist please then see your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have hashimotos for years controlled by levothyroxine. For a month have severe headaches memory problems brain fog. Why sudden onset if its treated?

I have hashimotos for years controlled by levothyroxine. For a month have severe headaches memory problems brain fog. Why sudden onset if its treated?

Hashimoto's can : Cause these symptoms. It can take up to 3 months or more before your brain recovers from the hypothyroidism. Please discuss further with your doctor and make sure that nothing else is going on.See a neurologist if necessary, but find one that specializes in headaches. Best wishes. Given your overall symptoms, make sure you do not have sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sneid
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Thyroxine (Definition)

Thyroxine is a thyroid ...Read more


Levothyroxine (Definition)

Of the hormone produced by one's own ...Read more